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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Op-Ed: Moderate middle must be heard on Israel debate

By Peter A. Joseph, JTA May 7, 2012

NEW YORK -- The intellectual food fight over Israel that has played out over the Op-Ed pages of virtually all Jewish and many mainstream newspapers in recent weeks may have settled down, but the passion of the discussion has made one thing very clear:...

Migron residents agree to relocation

JTA March 11, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Residents of Migron have signed an agreement with the Israeli government on relocating the illegal West Bank outpost. The agreement signed Sunday will allow the outpost's approximately 50 families to move to a nearby hill over the next three...

Amid Iran concerns, top U.S. and Israeli officials meet

JTA January 24, 2012

WASHINGTON—Top U.S. and Israeli officials have met in recent weeks as the Obama administration continues to reassure Israel about its efforts to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear bomb. Thomas Nides, the deputy secretary of state, and Neal Wolin, the...

Egyptian demonstrators attacking Israels embassy in Cairo,
Sept. 9, 2011. (Maggie Osama/Creative Commons)

Embassy attack stokes Israeli fears of post-Mubarak Egypt

By Linda Gradstein, JTA JERUSALEM September 14, 2011

Retired Israeli Air Force pilot Uri Dromi remembers the day 34 years ago when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat landed in Israel to tell the Israeli people that he was ready to make peace.Dromi, who had flown missions in the 1967 Six-Day War against Egypt,...

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